Relay

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Relay
Relay0.jpg
Rigger
"Well, that went well."
--nobody
Discord @Silas#1147
Reddit Silas
Metatype Human
Street Cred 0
Notoriety 0
Public Awareness 0
Titles and Awards 0
CDP 24
D.O.B. 12/12/2047
Age 33
Folder Relay's Folder
Priority Metatype - E
Attributes - B
Magic/Resonance - E
Skills - B
Resources - A

Character Information

Summary

Even without the wheelchair, Relay stands out. Usually dressed in mechanic's garb with goggles on his forehead, Relay looks more likely to fix your car than be the runner you're supposed to meet up with. When he rolls up his sleeves, Relay's most distinctive characteristic is revealed: four cybereyes implanted on the inside of his right cyberarm are a grizzly reminder of the impractical nature of being a shadow runner.

A rigger who envisions himself as the team dad, Relay's goal is to help you be the all star you were meant to be. Whether it's with audio / visual support, suppressing fire, a get-away vehicle, or a little extra defensive help, Relay's skill set embodies the support player designed to enable the team to be at their best.

Goals

Bored of rolling around the house, Relay wants to build a personal vehicle and drone warehouse to tinker in. Through the use of VR and sensors, there are few places that Relay can't or won't go. On the job, Relay's number one goal will be team safety even before mission success.

Background

Silas was a mechanic long before he was a runner named Relay.

After earning an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology, Silas worked as a civil engineer for the city of Atlanta and as a heavy automotive mechanic for a body shop in downtown Atlanta. Over the weekend, He was called into his body shop to overhaul an engine on a city swat truck. The truck's driver, crashing off Long Haul, managed to pin him against the wall of his body shop and left him unable to walk.

Out of a career, but with a little pittance in his pocket for his untimely end of service for the city, Silas moved to Seattle and started building a web of contacts as Relay, the runner. Relay takes odd jobs, mostly as a driver or drone pilot, to add a little life back into living.

Narrative Significant Qualities

Positive

  • College Education Silas studied mechanical engineering and business at Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • Gearhead / Speed Demon / Steely Eyed Wheelman When you can only move with a set of wheels, you begin to push the limit of what those wheels can do.
  • Trust Fund III Silas has an account that pays for his living expenses after a negligent city agent in Atlanta pinned Silas against the wall with his truck, leaving him paralyzed from the waist down.

Negative

  • Distinctive Style / Infirm / Paraplegic A shadow runner in a wheelchair is--well--noticeable. As a person who is differently abled, Relay has lower physical attributes and is more noticeable. Those who don't prejudge him find him to be up to the job.
  • SINner (National - CAS) Silas is a citizen of the Confederation of American States.

Run History

NameGMMetaplotDate of Run
Pure Black World TendencyAsmodeus29 November 2081
Red vs. GreenSarcarian14 November 2081
Don't Threaten Me With a Good TimeSedatedAlice12 October 2081
50 Leagues Under the WavesChrisst111The Month the Streets Ran Red9 October 2081
A Haunting ExperienceNick.Spry23 September 2081
Droning on and onChrisst11120 September 2081
A Brotherhood in NeedVideo4 September 2081
Massacre in the West Texas Town of El PasoSedatedAliceBlood in the Machine28 August 2081
Ghost in the CrowdIsaac22 August 2081
Little Glass VialSedatedAliceChromaggia7 August 2081
Wednesday Night WashKorean_BBQIt's Always Wednesday in Seattle2 August 2081
Two days from hellLavander42It's Always Wednesday in Seattle31 July 2081

Affiliations

Contacts

Contact Connection Loyalty Archetype Profession Aspects Chips
Sid 3 2 Fixer(N,A,G,K) Mechanic Ex-Runner, Rigger, Engineer, On The Low Even
Argent 1 3 Fixer Street-level Fixer Silver Tongue, Elven Blood Even
Consta 2 1 Generalist Initiator, De-facto Leader Safe as houses, Barrens Born, Embrace the Chrome Even
Dr. Henry Wallace 6 1 Custom(G,A,K,N) Cybertechnologist Cybertechnologist, Designer Deltaware, Cyber Snob, Embrace the Chrome, Biotechnologist, Black Market Pipeline, Cyber-Singularity Seeker Even
Hathor 5 1 Legwork Argus Operative and Databroker Priest of Heka, Databroker, Argus Operative, Bigger secrets, Fellowship of Isis Affiliate, Ritualist, Still somewhat of a psychopath, Behind the Curtain Even
Pitty 'Grease Lightning' McShane 4 1 Gear Mechanic Cars, Mechanic, Drones, Hard to reach, Motorcycles, GoGanger, Aerial vehicles Even
Samantha (Sam) Forrester 2 2 Legwork Private Attorney Attorney, Cutting a Deal, Follow the Evidence Even
Zigzag 1 1 Service Driver/Organlegger Ghoul Organlegger, Actually a Good Driver, Dead Drop, Infected Networker Even


Organizations

Contact Position Connection Faction Rep Archetype Health Location
Brotherhood of Iron Honorary Brother 2 10 Cyber Singularity Seeker Group Maintaining King's Gate, Redmond


162s | 1 Faction Rep

So, uh, this was--kinda accidental? You tell ONE "scene cleaner" to wait until you're done saving a guy and she can have the people holding him hostage, and suddenly the 162s are kinda chill with you. Maybe this will come in handy, but it still feels like I'm maybe the bad guy here.

Ancients | 3 Faction Rep

Between Luna and Argent, I'm running into a lot more of the Ancients crew now-a-days. As long as you don't ask about whose hand falls off the crate of drugs you're moving, they appreciate your help.

Celedyr | 2 Faction Rep

Ever get dressed up for a fancy party then have to wait in the car? Farsight and Sc4rl3tt may have gotten to enjoy the party, but I kept eyes on the place and now have six thousand dollars worth of armored dress clothes in the closet, so I guess that's--uh--good. As another fun quirk, it seems like the Welshman was actually a friggin dragon. I'm not sure how much string pulling we can do for a dragon, but for better or worse he knows who I am, and he knows I did the job.

Skraacha | 1 Faction Rep

Ghouls eating people is super bad, my dudes. I know--I know...seems silly to say that while the 162s acknowledge you as an ally, but here we are. Less eating people generally means some are appreciative.

In Character Information


Matrix Search Table | Relay

Threshold Result
1 Engineering information - electronic switch
3 Sports information - relay races
6

Matrix Search Table | Silas Roja

Threshold Result
1 Outdated website - auto mechanic
3 Social media, several years out of date.
6 Personal injury settlement with the city of Atlanta.

Shadow Community Table

Threshold Result
1 A paraplegic rigger.
3 Despite first looks, adept wheelman, fire support, and recon.
6 A team dad who prefers non-lethal options when possible.


SINs

Silas Rojas (CAS, legit)

Zachary Walker (level 4)

  • Driver's License
  • Drone License
  • Industrial Mechanic Certification

Appearance

Clothing

Mechanic's Jumpsuit and goggles. Wheelchair is hardened plastic and steel. GMC Armadillo has been modified for easier entry / exit.

Matrix Persona

A metal grasshopper made out of a railroad spike

Media Mentions

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